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'''1839'''--Breathitt County was&nbsp;created 8 February 1839&nbsp;from Estill, Clay and Perry Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Jackson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1839'''--Breathitt County was&nbsp;created 8 February 1839&nbsp;from [[Estill_County,_Kentucky|Estill<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229362039078_386"></span>]], [[Clay_County,_Kentucky|Clay]] and [[Perry_County,_Kentucky|Perry]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Jackson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 17:27, 15 December 2008

 United States  > Kentucky > Breathitt County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1839--Breathitt County was created 8 February 1839 from Estill, Clay and Perry Counties.  County seat: Jackson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1866, 1873--Disasters destroyed most records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).